OK so crochet is very much textured anyway. Certainly more textured than knitting. But extra texture can add extra interest and give differing styles. Here are just a few of the multitude of ways you can glam it up a bit
One of my favourites.
This stitch pattern is deceptively easy. It uses only chain stitch, single crochet (UK double crochet), and double crochet (UK trebles)
Even a beginner who has mastered these 3 simple stitches could produce this stitch.
It produces a thick but light fabric that is very pretty and is especially good for anything you want to have a soft cosy feel such as blankets, jumpers, cardigans or bed jackets. It would also make good scarves and winter hats or snuggly bed socks.
You will need to make a foundation chain which consists of a multiple of 3 stitches + 1
Use a size larger hook than you normally would for the thickness of the yarn you are using. The example in the photograph uses double knitting yarn (UK weight) and a 5mm hook.
ROW 1 -
Make 1 single crochet (UK double crochet), 1chain, 1 double crochet (UK treble) into 3rd chain from hook. (The first chain will count as the turning chain when you come to the end of the next row)
*Miss 2 chain, [1 single crochet, 1chain, 1 double crochet] into next chain*
Repeat from * to * all along the row.
End with 1 single crochet into last chain. Turn
1chain (turning chain)
[1 single crochet, 1 chain, 1 double crochet] into each chain space
End with 1 dc into turning chain
Repeat row 2 to form the fabric
Not as complicated as you might think. Raised stitches open up a whole new world of crochet
And to compliment raised stitches try bobbles and popcorns, very similar in appearance to the ones found in arran style knitting
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